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A free-rider problem with a free-riding principal


  • Shasikanta Nandeibam


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  • Shasikanta Nandeibam, 1994. "A free-rider problem with a free-riding principal," Review of Economic Design, Springer;Society for Economic Design, vol. 1(1), pages 227-250, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:reecde:v:1:y:1994:i:1:p:227-250 DOI: 10.1007/BF02716624

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    1. Joseph E. Stiglitz, 1974. "Incentives and Risk Sharing in Sharecropping," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 41(2), pages 219-255.
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    D21; D23; L22; Principal; Agent(s); Moral hazard; Payment function; Output sharing rule; Noncooperative game of production; Optimal outcome;

    JEL classification:

    • D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
    • D23 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Organizational Behavior; Transaction Costs; Property Rights
    • L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure


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